Tag: Fiona Le Poidevin

Guernsey adds 33 new funds in Q3 2013

Guernsey adds 33 new funds in Q3 2013

| December 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

Guernsey’s financial services regulator approved 33 new investment funds during the third quarter of 2013. Figures released today by the Guernsey Financial Services Commission (GFSC) show that it approved five open-ended funds, 19 closed-ended funds and nine non-Guernsey schemes between the start of June and the end of September this year. Taking into account licences […]

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Guernsey builds on financial services reputation in India

Guernsey builds on financial services reputation in India

| December 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

Guernsey’s position as a leading international finance centre for funds, listings and private wealth services was reinforced at the International Taxation Conference in India earlier this month. The three-day event in Mumbai, which was attended by more than 400 delegates, formed a key part of the visit to the country for Fiona Le Poidevin, Chief […]

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Guernsey Finance comment re: Strategic Development Fund

Guernsey Finance comment re: Strategic Development Fund

| December 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

Guernsey’s States of Deliberation has today approved additional funding for Guernsey Finance – the promotional agency for the Island’s finance industry internationally. States Members gave unanimous approval of the Commerce and Employment Department’s request for £900,000 from the Strategic Development Fund to grant to Guernsey Finance. Guernsey Finance plans to spend the sum over the […]

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Guernsey makes presence felt in Singapore, set for China visit

Guernsey makes presence felt in Singapore, set for China visit

| November 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

Guernsey has been making its presence felt at the STEP Asia conference in Singapore this week. Guernsey Finance – the promotional agency for the Island’s finance industry internationally – was one of the main sponsors at this year’s event and a number of industry firms with offices in Guernsey were major supporters of the conference […]

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Guernsey event shows practical aspects of AIFMD implementation

Guernsey event shows practical aspects of AIFMD implementation

| November 8, 2013 | 0 Comments

Nearly 200 fund managers and advisers attended a Guernsey event in London this week to hear the practical aspects of implementing the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD). The event, ‘AIFMD: Practical aspects of implementation’, was held on Tuesday 5 November at the recently refurbished Rosewood London. Fiona Le Poidevin, Chief Executive of Guernsey Finance, […]

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Financial regulator and politicians on Guernsey delegation to China

| November 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

A delegation from Guernsey is heading to China to reinforce the Island’s financial services offering to current and prospective Asian contacts. Fiona Le Poidevin, Chief Executive of Guernsey Finance – the promotional agency for the Island’s finance industry – will be accompanied by Peter Harwood, Guernsey’s Chief Minister; Kevin Stewart, Guernsey’s Commerce and Employment Minister; […]

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Guernsey Finance appoints three new Board members

Guernsey Finance appoints three new Board members

| October 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

Guernsey Finance has appointed Guernsey’s former Chief Minister Deputy Lyndon Trott, Commerce & Employment Chief Officer Jason Moriarty and its Chief Executive Fiona Le Poidevin to the Board. The appointments follow the announcement that Mike Brown, Chief Executive of the States of Guernsey who was a founding Director of Guernsey Finance, would be stepping down […]

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Guernsey event on AIFMD proves popular

| October 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

More than 200 people have registered to attend a Guernsey event in London on Tuesday 5 November which will examine the EU’s Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD). The event, ‘AIFMD: Practical aspects of implementation’, is being held at the recently refurbished Rosewood London and will see funds experts consider Guernsey’s dual regime approach to […]

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Guernsey Finance comment re: CISX – open for new listings

Guernsey Finance comment re: CISX – open for new listings

| October 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

Guernsey Finance has welcomed today’s announcement from the Channel Islands Stock Exchange (CISX) that it is once again open to considering new listing applications. A statement published on the CISX website says that it is “gradually able to apply more capacity at this stage of proceedings to consider new listing applications with no apparent suitability […]

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Guernsey Finance comment re: Channel Islands Stock Exchange

Guernsey Finance comment re: Channel Islands Stock Exchange

| October 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

On Monday [14 October] the Channel Islands Stock Exchange (CISX) announced to members that certain of its historic activities have been under investigation by the Guernsey Financial Services Commission (GFSC). Jon Moulton, Chairman of the CISX, said that the investigations do not relate to current matters but are ongoing and that the CISX has decided […]

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